Author: Lenny Guckenheimer

Suncoast Waterkeeper’s Healthy Tributaries Program gets donation from Charlotte Dem Environmental Caucus

by Mary Lundeberg, Secretary, Charlotte County Democratic Environment Caucus A plan to monitor water-quality on the Peace River and other area waterways is getting closer to being fulfilled. Suncoast Waterkeepers wants to monitor water quality by developing a network of trained volunteers who will gather water samples from the Alafia, Little Manatee, Braden, Myakka and …

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Relationships key for successful campaigns

A campaign manager for Amy McGrath, running for U.S. Senate against Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), was in town visiting family. Taking some time from their visit, Scott Johnson and his father, Steve, stopped by the Charlotte Dems office to chat about Scott’s experiences with McGrath’s 2018 Congressional campaign. Like many of us, Scott had no …

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Letter to the Editor: Focus on the similarities

A letter writer to the Sun Newspaper cuts through the differences between the political parties.  The  writer states, ” Actually, Democrats have the same basic values as most Republicans and independents”. See the letter in the Charlotte Sun newspaper (July 26, 2019, pg C7): Focus On Similarities To Solve Issues

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“How Fascism Works” presentation hosted by Charlotte Dems

Does the election of Donald Trump to the U. S. presidency in 2016 signify a shift in American politics? Many people seem to believe so, but they weren’t sure how to define this shift. They turned to the dictionary for help. And the word they searched was “fascism”. So many people looked up the definition …

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Republican County Commissioner Joseph Tiseo speaks to Democrats

Even though he is a Republican, Joseph Tiseo was glad to accept the invitation from DEC Chairman Patrick Hurley to address Charlotte County Democrats at their monthly meeting. Tiseo talked about how, without knowing it, he had received a recommendation from Charlotte County Dems in 2016 when he ran for office for the first time. …

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Democrats Values

A vigorous debate over a resolution urging Congress to conduct an impeachment inquiry, a resolution demanding the closure of immigrant children camps, and a visit by a Republican Charlotte County commissioner highlighted the July Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee (CCDEC) business meeting that was anything but business as usual. The local Democrats’ meeting began with …

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Local environmental Dems go to statewide Environmental Caucus

Nearly half of Charlotte County Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida (CCDECF) membership traveled to Orlando this past weekend to help elect officers for the statewide environmental caucus. Phyllis Wojcik CCDECF president, proudly reports, “We had 10 members go to the Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida (DECF) elections. We have a total of 26 official members …

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Voter outreach continues strong even in summer heat

By Larry Kuran, Precinct Captains’ Committee The past few weeks have seen near record heat in Southwest Florida. Nonetheless, the Charlotte Dem’s Precinct Captains and their helpers have made steady progress in contacting Democratic voters that need to re-enroll to continue participating in Vote By Mail.   This is critical work as Vote By Mail …

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